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Department of Dance

Mariah Maloney

Mariah Maloney

Associate Professor

Phone:    (585) 395-2493


Mariah Maloney, Artistic Director of Mariah Maloney Dance, originally from Homer, Alaska, is a New York based dance artist. From 1995-2002 she performed, lectured and taught around the world as a featured soloist and ensemble dancer with the Trisha Brown Dance Company. Mariah Maloney Dance formed in 2003 and today the company is invited to perform, teach and create new work in New York, throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.

Mariah, a twin, grew up listening to her mother play live chamber music inside a small homesteader log cabin. This early relationship to live music informs Mariah’s dance making process today. Improvisation practice in dialogue with choreographic structure and collaborations with artists of other disciplines continues to inform Mariah’s work.

In New York she is produced at several venues including La MaMa; The Kitchen; Judson Church; Danspace Project. Mariah Maloney Dance presented at the prestigious Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out in August and the Rochester Fringe Festival. Mariah enjoys her relationship with the Trisha Brown Dance Company serving as an international guest artist and directing restaging projects.

Mariah enjoys residencies around the globe, recent locations include Montalvo Arts Center Saratoga, California; Dance Ireland DanceHouse Dublin, Ireland; Indabi Festival Incheon Korea; Bunnell Street Arts Center Homer, Alaska; Dartmouth College Hanover, NH.

Mariah is an internationally regarded teacher and has served as a guest artist at Dance Ireland, Dublin, Ireland; Theatre Academy Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; Indabi Dance Festival, Incheon, Korea; Russian Contemporary Dance Festival TSEKH Moscow, Russia; Centre National de la Danse, Paris, France; Tanzplan Dresden Muse 8 Palucca-Schule Dresden, Germany; Ballet National de Marseille Ouverture 1, Marseille, France; La Raffinerie, Brussels, Belgium; Kalamata International Dance Festival, Kalamata, Greece; Charleroi Danses, Charleroi and Brussels, Belgium; Encuentro Internacional De Danza Teatro, Santiago, Chile; Vancouver Ballet Society, Vancouver, Canada; American Dance Festival Summer/Winter Intensive.

Mariah enjoys serving as guest faculty at several universities including: Purchase College; NYU; Hunter College; Columbia College, Chicago; The University of South Florida; Ohio University; Dartmouth College; The University of Maryland Baltimore County; Mount Holyoke College and The University of Utah.

Currently, Mariah serves The College at Brockport’s Department of Dance as Associate Professor. Mariah enjoys working with graduate and undergraduate students in all levels of somatic based technique; composition; improvisation; seminar and repertory. In New York City she enjoys teaching workshops for the Trisha Brown Dance Company, Dance New Amsterdam Trisha Brown Wednesday Night Classes and Modern Guest Artist Series as well as Peridance Capezio Dance Center. For more information on what Mariah is up to, please go to

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